Updated: March 25, 2020 06:36 AM
Created: March 23, 2020 06:24 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state health department announced 17 additional positive cases for COVID-19 Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in New Mexico to 100.
The latest confirmed cases include:
Doña Ana County
San Juan County
Santa Fe County
As of Tuesday, nearly 7,000 people had been tested for COVID-19.
To see the number of positive cases in each county, click here.
A representative for the governor said a small number of the earliest positive patients are no longer symptomatic. They are working on getting KOB 4 more detailed information about patient recoveries.
The Department of Health reports that there is community spread. To prevent further spread, the governor issued stay-at-home instructions. New Mexicans are urged to stay at home and only go out when necessary.
New Mexicans who are showing symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough, or shortness of breath, should call their health care provider or call the NMDOH hotline at 855-600-3453.
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